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Political Performance and Institutional Trust

Arthur Miller and Ola Listhaug

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Previous chapters have demonstrated that low and declining citizen respect for government institutions and political leaders is characteristic of contemporary industrialized societies. Evidence since ... More


Five Years After the Fall: Trajectories of Support for Democracy in Post‐Communist Europe

William Mishler and Richard Rose

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Assesses the trajectories and dynamics of public support for seven democratizing regimes in Central and Eastern Europe—Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and ... More


The Decline of Party Identifications

Russell J. Dalton

in Parties Without Partisans: Political Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253098
eISBN:
9780191599026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253099.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Feelings of party identification are one of the most important concepts in electoral research; such attachments play a key role in guiding citizen behaviour and structuring party competition. This ... More


Festivals in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain: An Introduction

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of festivals in late medieval and early modern Spain. Whether meant to impress and lord over neighbors, friends, or foes, or to promote and enhance ... More


Performance, Politics, and Visceral Transformation: Post-Islamist Youth in Turkey

Ayşe Saktanber

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Within Turkey’s changing political and cultural social context there has been a shift in the identity of Islamist youth from the collective to the individual via a process of self-reflexivity. These ... More


Of Drama and Performance: Transformative Discourses of the Revolution

Laura Gribbon and Sarah Hawas

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Translates some of the most decisive and influential discursive and performative moments that shaped the early drama of the unfolding text of Egypt's uprising. By drawing on analytical tools from the ... More


An Unfinished Republic: Leading by Word and Deed in Modern China

David Strand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267367
eISBN:
9780520948747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This reading of China's twentieth-century political culture argues that the Chinese Revolution of 1911 engendered a new political life—one that began to free men and women from the inequality and ... More


Tamil Modernity, the Postcolonial State, and the Good Modern Life

Ulrich Demmer

in Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter five examines how the modern state of Tamil Nadu imagines concepts of a good life in a public political performance. It explores both an acultural concept and a cultural vision of a good life ... More


Future Imperfect: Science, Technology, and the Imaginations of Modernity

Sheila Jasanoff

in Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces the concept of sociotechnical imaginaries, showing how it fills a gap between theoretical work on the nature and origin of collective social imaginations and empirical work on ... More


Careerism and Moral Hazard in Early Marketization

Yi-min Lin

in Dancing with the Devil: The Political Economy of Privatization in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190682828
eISBN:
9780190682866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190682828.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Democratization

Chapter 4 explores the ramifications of the evolving demographic conditions and fiscal reforms for the careers of local political leaders. The focal issue is the moral hazard embodied in these ... More


Defeat Reconsidered: Heroes, Victims, and Perpetrators in the Popular Media

Akiko Hashimoto

in The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 describes how Japan remembers the war and the war dead at the annual commemorations on August 15. It shows how political performances and popular media discourses divide rather than unite ... More


Markets

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the attitudinal imprint of communism on the second main ideological pillar that differentiated communist regimes form their Western rivals: support for market-based economic ... More


Revisiting the Nordic Model: Evidence on Recent Macroeconomic Performance

Jeffrey D. Sachs

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines the economic and political performance of three groups of high-income countries—Nordic, European continental, and English-speaking countries—with vastly different systems of ... More


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